"Benito Amilcare Andrea Mussolini" was an Italy/Italian politician, journalist, and leader of the National Fascist Party, ruling the country as Prime Minister of Italy/Prime Minister from 1922 until his ousting in 1943. He ruled constitutionally until 1925, when he dropped all pretense of democracy and set up a legal dictatorship. Known as Duce/Il Duce ("the leader"), Mussolini was one of the key figures in the creation of fascism.

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Inactivity is death.

It's good to trust others but, not to do so is much better.

The truth is that men are tired of liberty.

Every anarchist is a baffled dictator.

Democracy is beautiful in theory; in practice it is a fallacy.

Let us have a dagger between our teeth, a bomb in our hands, and an infinite scorn in our hearts.

Socialism is a fraud, a comedy, a phantom, a blackmail.

War alone brings up to their highest tension all human energies and imposes the stamp of nobility upon the peoples who have the courage to make it.

We deny your internationalism, because it is a luxury which only the upper classes can afford; the working people are hopelessly bound to their native shores.